Category Manager Health - Antwerp

Vacancy information

Publication date:May 28 2020
Employment type:Permanent
Sector:Pharmaceutical
Function Group:Marketing

Function Group: Marketing / Category Manager

Organization

This original British, now world-wide retailer in different (natural) health products is looking for a Category Manager Health in their monumental office in Amsterdam. Products like vitamins, minerals and food supplements are sold in hundreds of stores in the Netherlands alone. Because there is a wide range of products, the divisions are split up into three categories: Health, Beauty and Food which are relatively young teams. As the Category Manager Health you will work together with the other categories with the support of two assistants per Category Manager. Together you will report into the Head of Categories and will work together with Marketing, Supply Chain and Distribution, doing so you will provide all of the stores and the online assortment with strategically placed products. The applied strategy will help millions of people with their individual health needs, buying completely natural products to enhance their performance or maintain their health standards.

Function

Initially you will be active with the development of a category plan which contains the products, the placement, the promotions, the market analysis, the numbers, the suppliers and much more that together forms a strategy. Your goal should be to have the best products, for the best price at the best time available for millions of customers. Private label is also a pillar that will ask a lot from you on how to improve the position in the market. In order to achieve these goals you will need to be able to spot opportunity, negotiate, understand the market, work together and be able to work under pressure. The hiring manager has clearly informed me that you will need to be able to thrive in a hectic and lively environment where sometimes most of the day you will be working ad hoc. Do I still have your attention? Good, please read further and apply if you think you are this creative, dynamic, social and strategic new Category Manager Health.

Requirements

If you are the ideal candidate than you tick most of the following boxes:

  • Educational background on Bachelor or Master level
  • Three years of experience in a commercial setting like sales, supply chain, marketing or ofcourse, Category Management
  • A demonstrable passion for health products
  • Able to negotiate
  • Strategic mindset
  • Someone social and able to shift gears quickly in a hectic environment
  • Passion for natural health

Offer

This is your opportunity to become part of the largest retailer in health products, providing you with:

  • An international network
  • A beautiful office and workplace
  • An internal learning and development academy
  • A salary range between €3,000.- and €4,700.- depending on experience
  • 28 holidays and more secondary benefits to help you lead a comfortable life

Application

If you are interested in this job, or in similar ones, please feel free to contact me directly.

Yvo Selderbeek
Senior Associate

+31(0)6-12576648
+31(0)23-7548660
y.selderbeek@qtcrecruitment.com

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